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If we want to honor the memory of the Emanuel martyrs, we must continue their struggle for transformative action.

Media portrayals that reinforce negative stereotypes about social programs and the individuals helped by them sow the seeds for damaging cuts.

Willacy County Correctional Center

And how our rush to lock up immigrants has overwhelmed the federal prison system.

Police officers in Ferguson, Missouri

When toddler killings outpace terror killings in the United States, the biggest problem is not jihad.

Dominican Haitians

Haitian residents go into hiding as the deadline for mass deportation arrives.

Joint session of congress

Without Title IX, women athletes would not have had the opportunities that they do today. We need a similar movement for women candidates.

Steph Curry and his daughter Riley

Players are providing lasting examples of loving relationships with their children that debunk decades of racist narratives about their absence.

Broken Windows

After a year of tragedies, framed by the deaths of Eric Garner and Kalief Browder, it’s time for our leaders to discard this racist and immoral idea.

SEIU

The campaign succeeded because it went after the people who truly had power over the workers’ livelihood—not the powerless subcontractors.

Blogs

In a fashion both powerful and heartbreaking, the three African teams have left an indelible impression on the 2015 Women’s World Cup.

July 1, 2015

"The dominion of Canada is formally in existence, to the great satisfaction of the politicians who infest the provinces, if of nobody else."

July 1, 2015

Out in the Night tells the story of the New Jersey Four, women who faced felony charges after defending themselves against an attacker.

June 30, 2015

"Margaret Mitchell gives us our Civil War through Southern eyes exclusively, and no tolerant philosophy illumines the crimes of the invaders."

June 30, 2015

Facebook and Google have been trying to increase diversity for a year, to little result.

June 29, 2015

Bree Newsome showed remarkable political courage. She also perhaps gave a template for reimagining sports.

June 29, 2015

"She acquired a reputation upon the smallest of down payments and then, like the honest debtor she is, set about the unpleasant business of earning the fame she already enjoyed."

June 29, 2015

"The immediate task of suppling military aid falls on us, and there is no question that it will be discharged."

June 27, 2015